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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
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Players: 11100 8422 19522
Tournaments: 1898 1473 3371
 
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Hanspeter Sacher 60
Karl Ottman 56
Nikolay Grigorov 54
Sergey Sayfulin 52
Cristelle Choux 46
Nadege Belle Perat 43
Cristine "Saka" Santanna 41
Luciana Pierangeli 40
Sara Ravindhar Reddy 40
Keith Busam 40
Robert Branum 40
Ella Harley 39
Mathias Prohaska 38
Oleg Nikolaev 38
Stephanie Haskell 37
Ozkan Hayirli 36
Taiana Lima 36
Eve Dansereau 36
Siarhei Kazantsau 35
Erin Dunne 34
Alexander Kammermeier 33
Danou L. Diane 33
Jingrong Ma 33
Arnop Prigbangkhem 30
Nanna Dahl 29
Vahid Nikoufar 29
Pigi Anna Metheniti 28
John Caroompas 28
Holly Reschke 28
Kakajan Ovsharov 27
Denyse Mutatsimpundu 27
Kyle Willis 27
Britt Ruysschaert 26
Francesco De Luigi 25
Natalia Blizmanova 23
Petar Dirlic 23
Daja Gorisek 22
Anastasiia Frolova 21
Jacob Titus 20
Mai Goldstein 19
Lukas Brilla 18
Sofia Bisgaard 18
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1973
Matt Gage and Bill Imwalle won the Parks & Rec Santa Cruz Open.  It was the 9th win for Matt Gage, the 3rd win for Bill Imwalle, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 1979
Karch Kiraly and Sinjin Smith won the Parks & Rec Santa Cruz Open.  It was the 1st win for Karch Kiraly, the 2nd win for Sinjin Smith, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1984
John Hanley and Jon Stevenson won the AVP Jose Cuervo Santa Cruz.  It was the 5th win for John Hanley, the 5th win for Jon Stevenson, and the 4th win for the team.
In 1984
Linda Hanley and Nina Matthies won the Parks & Rec Cole of California Open.  It was the 9th win for Linda Hanley, the 19th win for Nina Matthies, and the 8th win for the team.
In 1990
Brent Frohoff and Karch Kiraly won the AVP Miller Lite Venice Open.  It was the 12th win for Brent Frohoff, the 36th win for Karch Kiraly, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2001
Dain Blanton and Eric Fonoimoana won the BVA VolleyHut.com Oceanside Invitational.  It was the 6th win for Dain Blanton, the 7th win for Eric Fonoimoana, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2001
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the BVA VolleyHut.com Oceanside Invitational.  It was the 6th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 1st win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2006
Marcio Araujo and Fabio Luiz Magalhaes won the FIVB China Open.  It was the 12th win for Marcio Araujo, the 4th win for Fabio Luiz Magalhaes, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2007
Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers won the AVP Louisville Open.  It was the 15th win for Phil Dalhausser, the 27th win for Todd Rogers, and the 14th win for the team.
In 2007
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Louisville Open.  It was the 74th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 71st win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 68th win for the team.
In 2007
Marcio Araujo and Fabio Luiz Magalhaes won the FIVB Italian Open Presented by Abruzzo.  It was the 16th win for Marcio Araujo, the 8th win for Fabio Luiz Magalhaes, and the 8th win for the team.
In 2007
Talita Antunes and Renata Ribeiro won the FIVB Singapore Open.  It was the 3rd win for Talita Antunes, the 3rd win for Renata Ribeiro, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2007
Ania Ruiz and Yamileska Yantin won the NORCECA Port of Spain.  It was the 2nd win for Ania Ruiz, the 2nd win for Yamileska Yantin, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2012
Pedro Cunha and Ricardo Santos won the FIVB Patria Direct Prague Open.  It was the 10th win for Pedro Cunha, the 56th win for Ricardo Santos, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2012
Lombardo Ontiveros and Juan Virgen won the NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Toluca.  It was the 2nd win for Lombardo Ontiveros, the 15th win for Juan Virgen, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2012
Bibiana Candelas and Mayra Garcia won the NORCECA Norceca Beach Volleyball Circuit Toluca.  It was the 9th win for Bibiana Candelas, the 9th win for Mayra Garcia, and the 9th win for the team.
In 2012
Clemens Doppler and Alexander Horst won the   2012 CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite Baden presented by Sport.Land. NΦ & Autohaus Bierbaum.  It was the 3rd win for Clemens Doppler, the 1st win for Alexander Horst, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2012
John Hyden and Sean Scott won the   Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series Florida Open.  It was the 17th win for John Hyden, the 19th win for Sean Scott, and the 14th win for the team.
In 2012
Jenny Kropp and Whitney Pavlik won the   Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series Florida Open.  It was the 8th win for Jenny Kropp, the 8th win for Whitney Pavlik, and the 8th win for the team.
In 2018
Luciano Ferreira and Vinicius Rezende won the FIVB Miguel Pereira One Star.  It was the 1st win for Luciano Ferreira, the 1st win for Vinicius Rezende, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2018
Adriana-Maria Matei and Beata Vaida won the FIVB Miguel Pereira One Star.  It was the 2nd win for Adriana-Maria Matei, the 2nd win for Beata Vaida, and the 2nd win for the team.
 
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5/22/2020
Koper, Slovenia to host #EuroBeachVolleyU18 in 2021
Luxembourg, May 22, 2020. The idyllic seaside resort of Koper, Slovenia, will be playing host to the 2021 edition of #EuroBeachVolleyU18. An age group Beach Volleyball competition of this calibre will return to Koper after this coastal city played host to the U20 European Championship in 2004.
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5/13/2020
FIVB announces adaptation of Beach Volleyball Olympic qualification
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 13, 2020 – The FIVB today announced the adaptation of the Beach Volleyball Qualification System for the rescheduled Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to 2021 following the approval of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board and the FIVB Board of Administration.
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5/8/2020
CEV releases information update on July World Tour events
Luxembourg, May 8, 2020. In an effort to re-start activities once it is safe for everyone to do so, the CEV continues to work closely with all relevant stakeholders, such as National Federations, clubs and promoters, while closely following the evolution of the pandemic in Europe as well as the measures taken by national authorities to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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5/6/2020
Dalhausser looking ahead to Olympics
Orlando, United States, May 6, 2020 – Phil Dalhausser knows a thing or two about beach volleyball at the Olympic Games. A gold medallist at the Beijing 2008 Games, the American blocker also competed at London 2012 and Rio 2016 and is currently aiming to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
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4/23/2020
2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships rescheduled for June 2022
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 23, 2020 – The FIVB has announced that the 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships have been rescheduled for June 2022 in Rome, Italy due to significant changes to the global sports calendar following the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in light of the global coronavirus pandemic.
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4/6/2020
FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour events in Gstaad and Espinho cancelled
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 06, 2020 – In order to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the players, officials and fans during the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, a joint decision has been taken by the FIVB and the event organisers to cancel the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 5-star event scheduled for 7-12 July in Gstaad, Switzerland, and the 4-star event scheduled to be held on 15-19 July in Espinho, Portugal.
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3/30/2020
FIVB confirms further changes to its events calendars
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30, 2020 – The FIVB has announced further changes to its volleyball, beach volleyball, and snow volleyball event calendars, following the evaluation and reassessment of its events in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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3/25/2020
Beach Volleyball Major Series announcement
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 25, 2020 – In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Beach Majors Company (BMC) has notified the FIVB of its decision to cancel two Beach Volleyball Major Series events in Vienna, Austria, and Hamburg, Germany, scheduled to take place on 12-16 August and 19-23 August respectively.
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3/23/2020
NORCECA postpones three beach volleyball events
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 23, 2020 – NORCECA Confederation, in close consultation with local organizers, has decided to postpone the first three tournaments of the year scheduled in the 2020 Beach Volleyball Circuit due to the pandemic Coronavirus and its consequences for international traveling.
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3/20/2020
FIVB announce changes to the beach volleyball calendar in May
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 20, 2020 – In consideration of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and to protect the health and wellbeing of all involved, the FIVB has announced changes to the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour events scheduled for May.
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3/19/2020
COVID-19 and AVP 2020: Making Sense of it All - AVP Beach Volleyball
Life feels weird right now. The world has stopped. We’re encouraged to stay home and indoors, a strange diversion from the usual prompts to get outdoors and be social!
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3/15/2020
Poland & Chinese Taipei top Malaysian podiums
Langkawi, Malaysia, March 15, 2020 - Poland captured its second men's World Tour gold medal of the week here Sunday while the Chinese Taipei women's duo of Nai-Han Kou and Pi Hsin Liu topped an FIVB beach volleyball stop for the third time to highlight action at the fourth annual Langkawi Open.
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3/14/2020
FIVB beach volleyball 3-star event at Coolangatta Beach, Gold Coast, Australia Postponed
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 14, 2020 - A joint decision has been made by the FIVB and Volleyball Australia to postpone the FIVB Beach Volleyball 3-star event scheduled for 18-22 March at Coolangatta Beach, Gold Coast, Australia due to the ongoing global coronavirus outbreak.
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FIVB postpones the FIVB Beach Volleyball 4-star event in Cancun, Mexico
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 14, 2020 - A joint decision has been made by the FIVB and the event organisers to postpone the FIVB Beach Volleyball 4-star event scheduled for 24-29 March in Cancun, Mexico, due to the ongoing global coronavirus outbreak.
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Milestone happening for Chinese Taipei at Langkawi
Langkawi, Malaysia, March 14, 2020 - For the first-time in FIVB World Tour history, a men's and women's team from Chinese Taipei will compete at the same time an international beach volleyball final four on the same day.
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3/13/2020
FIVB announces changes to events calendar
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 13, 2020 – The FIVB is continuing to monitor the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) on an hour-by-hour basis, and with the guidance of national and global authorities has determined the following policies will be introduced with immediate effect, to protect the wellbeing of the volleyball family.
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Fijalek and Bryl start 2020 with Doha glory
Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2020 – Grzegorz Fijalek and Michal Bryl began the 2020 season in the best way possible by beating Josue Gaxiola and Jose Rubio in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 4-Star Katara Beach Volleyball Cup gold medal match on Friday.
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Jul 9-12, 2020 FIVB Daegu One Star, Korea W US$5,000
Jul 9-12, 2020 FIVB Qidong Two Star, China M US$25,000
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